Boston's Best Comfort DishesComfort food is just that -- it provides gastronomic comfort to the diner. Boston restaurants have much to offer in way of yummy, satisfying food choices.
Phantom Gourmet: Bronwyn In Somerville's Union SquareGerman food, German beer, Bavarian pretzels, and a real biergarten. It's like Oktoberfest all year round at Bronwyn restaurant in Union Square.
WATCH: Wining And Tailgating With The Saturday SommelierWine and cheese tailgate pairings from Laura Maniec, master sommelier at Corkbuzz in NYC.
Phantom Gourmet: Vida Cantina In Portsmouth, NHIf you look too quickly at Vida Cantina, you might think you were at Friendly's. But Mexican cooking is something chef/owner David Vargas was born to do.
Phantom Gourmet: Bear In Boots In FalmouthThings are a bit different at Bear in Boots, which makes a meal there anything but ordinary. Take, for instance, their miniature maitre d.
Phantom Gourmet: Pumpkin Spice Cookie Taste TestSee if you can guess which brand ended up at the top of the food chain.
Phantom Gourmet: The Perfect PancakeDan Andelman of the Phantom Gourmet knows where to go for a great stack of pancakes.
Phantom Gourmet: Great 8 Spots For Big PortionsEveryone knows bigger is better, particularly when you have an appetite like the Phantom Gourmet.
Best Cheesy Dishes South of BostonEven if you live in Boston, these are the dishes that are worth the trip outside the city.
Phantom Gourmet: Sandwich Master In Rindge, NHThough their official motto boasts "The Best Stuff Between Bread," the Sandwich Master's true specialty is oversized, overstuffed, absolutely outrageous eats.
Phantom Gourmet: Bernie's Dining Depot In ChicopeePrime rib lovers, it's time to open wide; really, really wide. You have never seen a side of beef, slow-roasted, juicy, tender, and perfectly marbled, like the one they serve up in insane portions at Bernie's Dining Depot in Chicopee.
Phantom Gourmet: Chez Vachon In Manchester, NHAt Chez Vachon in Manchester, New Hampshire, small portions are not on the menu. In fact, it might even be an understatement to call the portions big, because at Chez Vachon, just about everything is absolutely over-the-top enormous.